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Chances are that you are tired of spending a long time in the waiting rooms, be with your doctor for only a couple of minutes , and be greeted by an office staff who doesn’t even know your name. In this case our office may be the perfect dental home for you.
From the moment you arrive you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how our team works together. You’ll be greeted by Laura who is our scheduling coordinator. Here are no closed windows with a clip board asking you to sign your name. Making use of a new technology (two way radios) either Pam or Diana will be informed that you are here, and they will take you to the treatment rooms. If you are here for a periodical hygiene appointment, Jodee or Jena will be ready to start your visit in time.
Our patients choose us because who we are, and what we do, not because an HMO insurance had chosen a doctor for them out of restricted list. Our patients value top care, rather than being told when and where to go for their dental care.
We do work with traditional insurances, but we are not contracted providers for HMO insurances. This allows us to work only on one patient at a time, and avoid a busy waiting room, full of waiting people. We are mindful of your time and we are taking all the measures to see you promptly. If your appointment is at 10.40 am you’ll be seen at 10.40 am.
From left to right: Diana, Jodee, Jena // Laura, Pam, Heidi // Dr. Adrian Buca
Diana was born and raised locally. In fact both sides of her family have been born and raised in the Mariposa/Ahwahnee for four generations. She has raised 2 kids and has one beautiful grand-daughter. She has been a licensed registered dental assistant for over 20 years, and with our office for 14 years. She loves great outdoors and rock music (watch out for her truck rocking up and down when she listens to her radio) .
Pam moved to Oakhurst from the East Bay in 2006. She loves this community for being able to raise her daughter away from the big city. Both of them love all water sports and winter activities.
Jodee is one of our dental hygienists. She has lived in Oakhurst for 33 years, has 2 grown children and 5 grand-children. She brings a wealth of experience with her, because before being a hygiensit she was a register dental assistant for more than a decade. Jodee loves horses, mules, quads, and all the outdoor activities that our beautiful community has to offer. You'll notice her in her little car around the town with the license plate: Hygenius
Jena, the other dental hygienist has been with our office for 6 years. She has lived in our mountain area for 13 years with her husband and 2 teenage children. Loves spending time at the lake, camping, riding dirt bikes, and enjoying quality time with family and friends.
Laura was born and raised in Santa Barbara where she lived until 1991 when she moved to Oakhurst area with her husband. Soon after that her family grew, and she is a proud mother of 3 teenage children. She loves hiking (when mountain lions are not around), skiing, and riding.
Sierra is an ex-marine we saw growing up since she was only a liitle baby. She comes from a family with a military tradition, and wonderful respect for family values. We are proud to have her down-to-earth personality completing our team. Her two daughters are filling up her daily schedule when she is not working.
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Make an appointment today…..we’ll give you a reason to smile!